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The Galveston County Daily News : Heber Taylor

December 22, 2014

Heber Taylor

Sunday 02/03/2013
Arguing over housing study jeopardizes other federal funds
Updated: February 03, 2013 - 11:35 am

The city needs to stop arguing over the housing study before it loses other federal funds.

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Friday 01/25/2013
Competing floodgate views
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

One of the best arguments about the need to protect the Houston Ship Channel from the kind of storm surge that was seen during Hurricane Ike is coming from environmentalists.

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Thursday 01/24/2013
The issue of webbing it in
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

The discussion by the city council in League City about the conduct of public meetings using videoconferencing technology raised some interesting questions.

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Tuesday 01/22/2013
A chance to find real justice
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

The notion that Wydell Dixon, the owner of the ill-fated Whiskerville animal shelter, belongs in the same category of people as those who fight pit bulls is ridiculous.

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Sunday 01/20/2013
Gun control: A case of enforcement
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

After a tragedy, it's easy to impose more laws. But we should look at efforts to enforce present laws and how they can be improved instead.

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Saturday 01/19/2013
Help CCISD set some priorities
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

If you live in the Clear Creek school district, mark your calendar for two public hearings next week.

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Friday 01/18/2013
Last call for Everyday Heroes
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

Just a reminder: Today’s the deadline for nominations for Everyday Heroes.

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Thursday 01/17/2013
A ray of hope for LMISD
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

On Wednesday, La Marque school officials were talking about a sensible compromise to getting the district back into black ink.


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Wednesday 01/16/2013
Budget cuts, debt and distractions
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

The La Marque school board should focus on finding a solvency plan and not Ecomet Burley's contract at their upcoming meeting.

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Tuesday 01/15/2013
Thanks for volunteering and here’s your muzzle
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

Mayor Lewis Rosen's actions will stifle any dissent from the finance committee. 

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Monday 01/14/2013
Put island transit money elsewhere
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

Island transit money should be spent on transportation people actually use.

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Sunday 01/13/2013
Needed: A detailed budget for seawall improvements
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

Galveston City Council should slow down and follow the finance committee’s lead.

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Saturday 01/12/2013
A family tragedy in the Battle of Galveston
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

People who love history are planning to re-enact the Battle of Galveston this weekend.

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Friday 01/11/2013
No good reason for delay
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

The decision by the La Marque school district to ask for another extension on filing a solvency plan was telling.

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Thursday 01/10/2013
Vigorous debate vs. going through the motions
Updated: January 25, 2013 - 6:16 pm

Quicker meetings are not good things when they come at the expense of allowing the public to see real decisions being made.

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Friday 10/31/2014
What about a simple registration?
Posted: October 31, 2014

The short-term rental business operated for years in Galveston without coming to the public’s attention. The only reason that business got onto the public agenda was because of a few bad actors.

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Thursday 10/30/2014
Try to be civil and don’t throw darts
Posted: October 30, 2014

What do you make of the social media announcement, inviting people to come to a polling place for hot dogs and to throw darts at a photo of President Barack Obama? Was it a campaign stunt that went a step too far? Or was it one more example of the lack of respect that happens only to people who just happen to be minorities?

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A reminder on those election letters
Posted: October 30, 2014

Just a reminder: The deadline for submitting letters about the election is 11 a.m. today.

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Wednesday 10/29/2014
The surprise was in the timing
Posted: October 29, 2014

It was not surprising that the Galveston City Council chose to elevate its interim city manager, Brian Maxwell, to the permanent post. 

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Sunday 08/17/2014
Those storm plans have a lot of history
Posted: August 17, 2014

Shortly after the Hurricane Ike struck in 2008, Galveston formed a citizens committee to make recommendations on recovery.

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Sunday 07/20/2014
A child arrives from Honduras
Posted: July 20, 2014

A child from Honduras arrived in Galveston County the other day.

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Sunday 11/17/2013
USS Texas has been busy since it left Galveston
Posted: November 17, 2013

In September 2006, the USS Texas was commissioned in Galveston. Thousands watched as the Virginia-class submarine joined the fleet.

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Sunday 09/08/2013
No, it’s not just politics as usual
Updated: September 08, 2013 - 8:32 am

County Commissioner Ken Clark was running a political machine out of the county’s offices in League City.

 

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